News Archive, Day: 21 August 2012

Student Murray up to third in world rankings

21 August 2012

The silver medal achieved by University of Bath French and Politics student Samantha Murray saw her climb to number three in the modern pentathlon world rankings. Murray won Britain’s last medal of the London 2012 Olympics and Britain’s 65th medal of the Games. Her silver was the fifth Olympic medal won by a British pentathlete since the sport for women made its Olympic debut at Sydney 2000. Her performance at London 2012 saw Murray climb...

The shooting team in practice this morning as Team Bath host the final preparation camp

Paralympic preparation camps commence at the University of Bath

21 August 2012

Over 40 athletes from three sports have settled into the Preparation Camp at the University of Bath in the past 48 hours with more sports soon to join them. Footballers, archers and shooters rubbed shoulders in Bath yesterday. Performance Director Penny Briscoe, paid tribute to the lottery funding which has made such a state-of-the-art camp possible. "We have raised the bar in our preparations in this four year cycle", she said. "But so, too, have...

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